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Returning a Valentine Card

KissThe cross is primarily a place of God's love. There, Jesus Christ love for all people shines forth. Jesus beckons all men and women, every boy and girl to the transforming and regenerating love of Jesus himself. A cross at the end of an email or letter marks the sender's love.✞

Cryptogram of God's Love

Valentine CardOn my Valentine cards as a teenager I marked little encoded messages like S.W.A.L.K. meaning "Sealed With A Loving Kiss" and H.O.L.L.A.N.D. "Hope Our Love Lasts And Never Dies!" In the same way the cross of Jesus is a cryptogram of Jesus' love, a kiss blown across the ages.✞

Returning Jesus' Love

Child in a hatBy returning Jesus' love and opening our arms wide to him we become his children. We are told in John 1.12, "Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God." Christianity is based on this kind of life changing encounter with Jesus. It finds its perfection in the group of Christians who are united by Christ and become the household Body of Christ. When he touches our lives others will say, "you have kept this good wine till now!"

"Jesus Christ Love"
by Ron Meacock © 2017

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